## The Elements of Euclid; viz. the first six books, together with the eleventh and twelfth. Also the book of Euclid's Data. By R. Simson. To which is added, A treatise on the construction of the trigonometrical canon [by J. Christison] and A concise account of logarithms [by A. Robertson]. |

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... especially in the fifth and eleventh

... especially in the fifth and eleventh

**books**of the Elements , which this editor has greatly vitiated ; for instance , by substituting a shorter , but insufficient Demonstration of the 18th Prop . of the 5th**Book**, in place of the ... Side

66 among the Definitions of the 5th

66 among the Definitions of the 5th

**Book**, by which the doctrine of compound ratios is rendered plain and easy . Besides , among the Definitions of the 11th**Book**, there is this , which is the tenth , viz . " Equal and similar solid ... Side

will prove acceptable , to all lovers of accurate reasoning , and of mathematical learning , to remove such blemishes , and restore the principal

will prove acceptable , to all lovers of accurate reasoning , and of mathematical learning , to remove such blemishes , and restore the principal

**Books**of the Elements to their original accuracy , as far as I was able ; especially since ... Side 1

**BOOK**I. DEFINITIONS . I. A POINT is that which hath no parts , or which hath no magnitude . II . A line is length without breadth . III . The extremities of a line are points . A straight line is that which lies evenly between its ... Side 7

PROB . FROM a given point to draw a straight line equal . to a given straight line . Let A be the given point , and BC the given straight line ; it is required to draw from the point A a straight line equal to BC . K E H D B

PROB . FROM a given point to draw a straight line equal . to a given straight line . Let A be the given point , and BC the given straight line ; it is required to draw from the point A a straight line equal to BC . K E H D B

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Side 43 - IF a straight line be divided into any two parts, the square of the whole line is equal to the squares of the two parts, together with twice the rectangle contained by the parts.

Side 20 - Any two sides of a triangle are together greater than the third side.

Side 30 - Therefore all the angles of the figure, together with four right angles, are equal to twice as many right angles as the figure has sides.

Side 20 - If, from the ends of the side of a triangle, there be drawn two straight lines to a point within the triangle, these shall be less than, the other two sides of the triangle, but shall contain a greater angle. Let...

Side 310 - Again ; the mathematical postulate, that " things which are equal to the same are equal to one another," is similar to the form of the syllogism in logic, which unites things agreeing in the middle term.

Side 8 - DL is equal to DG, and DA, DB, parts of them, are equal ; therefore the remainder AL is equal to the remainder (3. Ax.) BG : But it has been shewn that BC is equal to BG ; wherefore AL and BC are each of them equal to BG ; and things that are equal to the same are equal to one another ; therefore the straight line AL is equal to BC.

Side 153 - If two triangles have one angle of the one equal to one angle of the other and the sides about these equal angles proportional, the triangles are similar.

Side 52 - To divide a given straight line into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole, and one of the parts, may be equal to the square of the other part.

Side 3 - A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such, that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another.

Side 165 - SIMILAR triangles are to one another in the duplicate ratio of their homologous sides.